By Tanni Grey-Thompson


"Aim High" is an notion booklet written by means of the united kingdom best wheelchair athlete. She has gained 14 medals, 9 of that are gold, numerous eu titles, six London Marathons and over 30 global files have catapulted this Welsh wheelchair athlete so firmly into the general public cognizance. "Aim High" finds what has prompted her via her top and worst times.

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Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE used to be born in Cardiff in 1969 and informed at Loughborough college. She has represented Britain at a hundred to 800 metre distances, as a competitor within the Paralympics in 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, and 2004 successful eleven Gold medals, the Olympics in 1992, 1996, 2000, and 2004 and the realm Championships, profitable five Gold medals. She has damaged over 30 global files and has received the London Marathon in 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2001 and 2002. She has been voted Welsh activities character of the yr thrice.

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I wonder how I can possibly go on when it feels like half of me is missing. And so I wait. I wait for time to heal the pain and raise me to my feet once againso that I can start a new path, my own path, the one that will make me whole again. Jessie Braun Page 27 Page 28 Discovery My class was two weeks away from the opening night of our play when Sherry walked into my classroom and in a hesitant voice announced that she would have to quit. Hundreds of reasons for such a declaration rushed through my mindtragic illness, death in the family, a terrible family crisis.

He questioned. " And I kissed himall driver's-license-holding, varsity-jacket-wearing, sixteen years of him. It was bravery I didn't know I had, strength I owed completely to my heart, which gave up on my mind and took over. When I pulled back, I saw the astonished look in his face, a look that turned into a smile and then laughter. After searching for something to say for what seemed to me like hours, he took my hand and said, "Well, I guess we're lucky tonight. " Kelly Garnett Page 5 Seven Minutes in Heaven People say you change many times in the course of your teenage years, and that your time in school will teach you lessons you will never forget.

My sister's friends were tall, they were funny, and even though my sister was persistent in getting rid of me quickly, they were always nice to me as she pushed me out the door. Every once in a while I would luck out, and they would stop by when she wasn't home. One in particular would have long conversations with me before leaving to do whatever sixteen-year-old boys did (it was still a mystery to me).  . and he always hugged me good-bye before he left. It wasn't surprising that before long I was positively giddy about him.

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